17 Sep 2021

How You Can Get Congress to Act on Climate Change

Climate change is real, it’s here, and it’s frightening. We need our government to step up and make major changes. Luckily there’s a petition going around to help make them do so. From hurricane damage to forest fires, natural disasters are devastating communities. Right now, The House of Representatives has

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15 Sep 2021

Why SF Weekly Shutting Down is so Awful

By now you’ve probably probably heard: SF Weekly is shutting down indefinitely. When I first learned about it, I was somehow both shocked and unsurprised at the same time. Shocked because I can’t imagine San Francisco without an alt-weekly. Unsurprised because I know how broken the business of local, independent

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10 Sep 2021

SF Weekly is Shutting Down for an “Indefinite Hiatus”

Well, SF Weekly is shutting down. Maybe not permanently, but certainly indefinitely. The unfortunate news came down from management on Friday. The paper will stop printing at the end of this month and it’s not clear at the moment what will happen with its website. Carly Schwartz, Editor in Chief of

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10 Sep 2021

If SF is “Transit First”, Why is Western SOMA a Black Hole of Parking Lots?

San Francisco has what’s called a “transit first” policy. This is supposed to mean that public transit, bikes and walking should be prioritized over cars. You can read it right here. Although this is the official policy of the city, you’d never know it from the way some neighborhoods are set

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03 Sep 2021

How to Fight Against the GOP War on Voting rights

As you probably know, Republican politicians are rolling back voter protections and putting draconian limits on the right to vote across the country. We need to act! Thankfully the The Democratic Association of Secretaries of State is stepping up to help us do so. These are the people who serve as the

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02 Sep 2021

Massive Rise in SF Drug Overdose Deaths: City Hall Demonstration Demands Action

By Camila Vergara This Tuesday was International Overdose Awareness Day, a global effort to prevent overdoses and grieve those who have passed away. To mark it, activists gathered in front of City Hall in protest of the rise in accidental drug overdoses in San Francisco and to pressure city officials

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02 Sep 2021

SF Surfers Want You To ‘Hold On To Your Butts’!

The Surfrider Foundation San Francisco Chapter, part of one of our favorite nonprofit organization dedicated to the protection of clean water and healthy beaches, along with NOAA launched a ‘Love SF – Hold On To Your Butt’ campaign to prevent cigarette litter in SF and the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.

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27 Aug 2021

The Fight for a $20 Minimum Wage has Come to California

The Short Version: Minimum wage is a joke in this country, even in California, which has the highest in the nation. So the folks at SEIU 2015 are fighting for a $20 minimum wage, starting with nursing home and homecare workers. These workers have been on the frontlines of the pandemic,

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